I hold an Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering degree (1996) and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (2004), both from the University of Aveiro - Portugal.

Currently, I am Associate Professor at the Department of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics of the Aveiro University, and director of LEI (Licenciatura em Engª Informática - Computer Science degree). I am also a researcher at the Institute of Electronics and Telematics Engineering of Aveiro (IEETA) and a member of the Bioinformatics group at the University of Aveiro.

Since 1996, my professional interests are related to Medical Informatics systems. My main research activity is in the area of PACS-DICOM (medical imaging systems and networks) and Healthcare Information Systems. I have also interests in other areas of research such as telemedicine, databases, security and access control.

My research group: http://bioinformatics.ua.pt

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